Senior Press Officer – Interim

Senior Press Officer – Interim

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  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £200 - £250

  • Contact:

    Naomi Hamilton

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry Date:


**1-2 month contract**

VMAGROUP is working with a well-known charity on a short-term contract while they recruit for a permanent person. This role works on the research and science that the charity is doing and publicising that across national publications. This is a busy press office in a fast pace environment for a well-known charity.

Key responsibilities:

  • Raise the profile of the organisation through distribution of their scientific research
  • Capitalise on current news stories to ensure coverage
  • Take a lead on different projects
  • Evaluate the coverage gained
  • Take on the on-call press office rota
  • Manage and organise media conferences, launches and photo calls

Key skills:

  • A background in science or healthcare
  • Proven track record in a busy press office
  • Demonstrable experience in crisis and issues
  • Ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience working in the charity sector


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